Ter Stegen comes out in defence of Quique Setien

The German is convinced the new system will work at Barcelona

Ter Stegen, entre el agradecimiento a Valverde y las nuevas ideas de Setién | Perform

Marc-Andre ter Stegen was one of the big protagonists against Getafe. Not just becuase he made a great save but because he operated as the first outfielder as well as the goalkeeper - an essential element in Quique Setien's system.

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"On goal-kicks the centre backs sometimes start the play to avoid pressure from opponents from the first pass," said Ter Stegen. "We're always looking for new ideas to be stronger and complicate things for the opposition. There are fans that aren't content with these back passes but I think they are necessary to start to build from deep, to be patient, more so against teams that press high up. It's a very good solution. Sometimes it goes wrong but you have to understand it."

On his triple save, he added: "I don't know how I did it but it was difficult. I'm happy. There's a part of it that was luck too but I'm very happy, above all because of the result."

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